Tag Archives: Roads

400 Deaths A Day On India’s Roads. So Just How Safe Is Your Car?

The non-profit Global NCAP has over the years given zero star rating to many small vehicles sold in India In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. That’s about 400 fatalities a day and far higher than developed auto markets like the U.S., which in 2016 logged about 40,000. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government ... Read More »

Japan might not allow trying out of fully self sufficient vehicles On Public Roads

even as the japanese government is supportive of self-driving motors and the related technology, it has also made it clean that the much pointed out fully independent vehicles will not be tested on public roads inside the country. As in line with reports inside the eastern media, the land of the growing sun has set up guidelines posted by using ... Read More »

New App to Help Avoid Landslide-Blocked Roads in Sikkim, Darjeeling

Having faced roadblocks such as landslides and construction while traveling in the hilly areas of Sikkim, a team of engineering students from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) – Sikkim has designed a community-based app that helps people avoid such road obstructions. Launched on April 14 by Sikkim Governor Shriniwas Patil, the app named ‘Companion’ is a crowd-based navigation service, ... Read More »